New Events of 2028 Olympics
The 2028 Olympics is to be held in Los Angeles. This is after the 2024 Olympics to be held in Paris. The 2022 Olympics was held in Tokyo. These are all the summer Olympics, the main Olympics. The one that is being held in China right now is Winter Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee determines the sports to be held in the Olympics games. The committee has decided to conduct 28 Olympic sports and 24 paralympic sports at the Los Angeles Olympics.
What are the sports events to be included in 2028 Olympics?
It includes surfing, climbing and skateboarding. These are new sports. They were introduced in 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Weightlifting, boxing and modern pentathlon have been left off.
Why were some of the sports removed?
The sports were removed over the issues between International Olympics Committee and the governing bodies of the sports. This includes AIBA (International Boxing Association), International Weightlifting Federation and Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne.
About the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics
This is the first summer Olympics to be held in the US since 1996. Before this, the winter Olympics was held in 2002. This is the third time Los Angeles is hosting the Olympics. The other cities that have hosted Olympics three times are London and Paris. In London, Olympics was held in 1908, 1948 and 2012. In Paris the Olympics was held in 1900 and 1924. It is to be held in 2024.
It is the ninth Olympics to be held in US and fourth to be held in the state of California.
Other sports included
Aquatics: Swimming, Diving, Water Polo
Archery, athletics, basketball, badminton, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, handball, gymnastics, golf, football, hockey, judo, rowing, rugby, table tennis, shooting, skateboarding, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, wrestling.
How is the Olympic venue cities selected?
Through bidding processes. With COVID, many countries are not coming forward to host the sports event.
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Topics: 2024 Paris Olympics • 2028 Los Angeles Olympics • AIBA • Archery • Athletics • Badminton • Basketball • Boxing • Cycling • International Olympic Committee • Pentathlon • Shooting • Swimming • Tennis • Triathlon • Volleyball • Weight Lifting • Wrestling
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